Assistive Technology: An Overview

There is a perception on the part of some that Assistive Technology (AT) may undermine a student’s ability and desire to perform independently. In fact, just the opposite is true. By definition, students with learning disabilities have a gap between… Read the rest

Evaluating Your Child for ADHD

Many behaviors associated with ADHD—problems with taking in information, memory, processing speed, and sensory/perception—may in fact be attributable to other issues. Therefore, the only way to know if your child has ADHD is to have him undergo a thorough evaluation… Read the rest

Helping A Child with Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental, emotional, and behavioral problems among young people. Approximately 13% of children ages 9 to 17 experience some kind of anxiety disorder. Not surprisingly, research shows that those who have learning disabilities and face… Read the rest

Educating Your Child About LD

As a parent, you must make sure that your child has the right information at the right time so that she can navigate her world with confidence. The same is true for information about learning disabilities. Parents often agonize about… Read the rest

The 5 Commandments for Parenting Children with LD

This I know for sure… Children with learning disabilities have great parents with boundless dreams. We want our kids to be successful in school, happy all the time and recognized for their uniqueness. We imagine them playing on championship teams,… Read the rest